Getting Away with Murder


The 1955 kidnapping and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi is famous as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. In clear, vivid detail Crowe investigates the before-and-aftermath of the crime, as well as the dramatic court trial, and places it into the context of the nascent Civil Rights Movement. Photos.

Getting Away with Murder 2003, Dial Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780803728042